Moth Night at Wehr,
adult program from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and a program for families
with children 6 and older from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday,
Wehr Nature Center in Whitnall Park, 9710 W. College Ave.,
Franklin. Pat Fojut, retired director of Nature in the Parks and an
expert on insects, will lead the programs during National Moth Week.
Admission for Milwaukee County residents is $7 per person;
Non-Milwaukee County residents, $10 per person; Members of Friends of
Wehr, $5 per person. Parking is $3 per car.
Club All-breed Show, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000
Northview Road, Waukesha. One of the largest dog shows in the United
States. Competitions all day. Pet merchandise vendors.
waukeshakennelclub.org. Concessions available. Parking included with
Festival, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Veterans Park, 1010 N. Lincoln
Memorial Drive, Milwaukee. Free event showcasing Chinese culture and
tradition. Attractions include dragon-boat racing, eye-dotting
ceremony, dragon dance, cultural exhibits, performances of traditional
dance, Chinese folk music and martial arts. Authentic Chinese food
available for purchase.
Milwaukee Brewfest, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, McKinley Park, 1600 N.
Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee. Unlimited
sampling from more than 100 breweries serving craft beers, ciders,
meads and more. Live music. Food. Must be 21 or older. $45 advance,
$50 at the gate; designated driver $15. 414-321-5000.
International Wagyu Sale, public cattle viewing from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Aug. 3 and Aug. 4 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 5 and Aug. 6, Waukesha
County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Auctions Aug. 5 and
Aug. 6. No admission or parking fee. www.designerwagyu.com or
Contest, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 7, Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400
Boerner Driver in Whitnall Park, Hales Corners. Makers of fairy garden
are invited display their work. Visitors select People’s Choice
awards in three age categories.
Scrabble Club, 2
p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8 and Aug. 22, Hales Corners Public Library, 5885
S. 116th St., Hales Corners. All skill levels welcome. Boards and
dictionaries provided. Free. Everyone welcome. No registration
required. Questions? Call Adult Services Librarian Lori Krei,
414-529-6150 ext. 15.
Family Sky Gazing,
8 p.m. Aug. 10, grass area next to Hales Corners Public Library
parking lot, 5885 S. 116th St., Hales Corners. Telescopes available or
bring one. Bring a flashlight and cover it with red paper to reduce
light effect on night vision. Free. Appropriate for whole family. No
rain or cloud date. No registration.
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 12 and Sept. 16 at Wehr Nature Center,
9701 W. College Ave., in Whitnall Park, Franklin. Spend time around
the fire pit for stories, singing, conversation and campfire treats.
The August program, Night Flyers, will focus on bats, moths, owls, and
other fluttering and flying creatures of the night. For ages 5 and
older. Registration by the Wednesday before the program is suggested.
Admission for Milwaukee County residents is $8 per person;
non-Milwaukee County residents, $10; members of Friends of Wehr, $6
per person. Parking is $3 per car. Call Wehr Nature Center at
Rousing with the
Roosters Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 13, Old World Wisconsin,
W372-S9727 Highway 67, Town of Eagle. Work in the bakehouse. $45 per
person (fee includes breakfast event, museum admission and an all-day
tram pass). Reservations required. Gate opens at 7:30 a.m. Best
enjoyed by children older than 8. Register online at
oldworldwisconsin.org or call 262-594-6301.
Morning Glory Fine
Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 13 and Aug. 14, Marcus Center
grounds, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. Ceramics, fiber, jewelry,
leather, metal, sculpture, photography, glass, wood, printmaking and
mixed media. Most of the exhibitors are members of the Wisconsin
Designer Crafts Council.